What is Live-in Care?

A live-in care service provides around the clock home care for adults and the elderly who may need this level of support to continue living in their own home and community. myCare will provide you with your own, dedicated live in care worker who is always available, day or night, in your own home to help you.

At myCare, we believe that with the right support package in place there is no better place to be than in your own home. We see our role as assisting clients and their families to help make the decision to stay at home a little easier.

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Staying at home

We believe that with the right support package in place there is no better place to be than in your own home

Who is it for?

A wide range of people receive live in care, the elderly and frail, those who have a terminal illness or complex care needs

Meeting needs

Our experienced led team are here to answer your questions and concerns and to find the care – and carer matched for you and your needs.

Who has live in care?

A wide range of people receive live in care, from those who have become elderly and frail, have a terminal illness or complex care needs, have physical disabilities, to mental health support needs or a learning disability.

We also provide live in care for elderly people who may have become lonely and isolated due to them being less able to get around and have no family close by. The live-in care service provides not only the support required but also friendship and companionship.

myCare’s live-in care service provides our clients with the reassurance of 24-hour support in the comfort of their own homes. It makes a huge difference to our client’s lives having that special person by their side offering a quality of life, excellent care and constant support – and often makes the fundamental difference between an older person needing to be placed in a residential care setting or being able to remain in their own home.

We are committed to ensuring that all our live-in carers are appropriately skilled and experienced through rigorous recruitment and selection processes and our mandatory induction and training programme.

We provide a bespoke live-in care and support service that’s tailored to the individual needs of each client and we go to great lengths to ensure that each carer will fit in effortlessly with our client’s home life and situation.

Our live-in care service allows people to enjoy an independent life in the comfort of their own home and around those they love most.

Our live-in care services include:

  • Companionship and socialising
  • Assisting with outings and community based activity and appointments
  • Social care support and encouragement
  • Preparing meals and support with eating
  • Providing prompts, reminders and administration of medication
  • Personal care and assistance including washing, bathing and dressing
  • Managing continence
  • Laundry, shopping and light housework
  • Making appointments, maintaining records, keeping diaries

We will do whatever we can to ensure our clients maintain a healthy, happy home life with choice and independence.

Meeting your needs

Many of the initial calls we receive are from families who are unsure about the type of support they require, and are worried about having an as-yet unknown carer in their home. We understand. Our experienced led team are here to walk with you through the evolution of your care journey, to address your questions and concerns and to find the care – and carer – that is best matched for you and your needs.

 

Live-in care options

  • Short term – for a few days just to make things easier, perhaps for a holiday or special occasion
  • Long term – an alternative to residential care. Companionship and support with the comfort of remaining in your own home.
  • Convalescence care – recuperation tailored to individual needs and adapted as you return to health following ill health or a hospital stay
  • Respite – a much needed break for a family carer

If you would like to find out more about our live-in care options, please call us anytime for an informal chat with our dedicated care team

What our clients say

A lovely message of thanks from a Care Manager in Aberdeen

Having Brigita, Mums carer, is a Godsend!  It really has “saved” Mum and us. Mum really seems to have taken to her and is very settled with her. They get on very well and Mum is chatting about lots of different things they discuss and starting to take an interest again. Mum is eating better and getting more sleep. We are not having to sleeping over and are all getting to “breathe” again. Words cannot express how all our lives have changed with the fantastic help and support Mum has been given to be able to continue to live in her own home and be as independent as possible”.

Note from Nick (Managing Director): Thank you so much for taking the time to feedback on our service. For me it’s seeing letters like this that gets me up in morning, knowing such a positive impact is being had on someones life. Thank you and we will make sure this lovely message gets back to Brigita.

“I just wish to express my sincere thanks to myCare and the team for everything you did for Mum. She looked forward to her carers visiting each day and special thanks must go to her regular carers who looked after her with so much respect, dignity, and tenderness and made her final days so peaceful. “

“I’d like to thank myCare for the support they provide to Mum, we feel like the carer is part of the family.”

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